Come join us for our 2019 Garden Clinics
January 12 – Feed the Birds Not the Squirrels with Dan Ziomek, HGC Nursery Manager
Dan, long time Hadley Garden Center employee, lifelong birding enthusiast and the voice behind Birdsongs, will give a talk on bird feeding. He will focus his talk on attracting more birds, preventing squirrels and which seeds attract which birds. Stop in and enjoy the discussion and bring questions for Dan to answer.
January 19 – Understanding Invasive Plants, the Problem and
Choices that Help with Tom Lautzenheiser from Mass Audubon
Tom will lead a multi layered discussion on invasive plants including considering native plants. Tom will also talk about ecological effects of native vs non-native plantings and brief profiles of common invasive plants.
January 26 – Organic Vegetable Gardening
with Gaby Immerman, Smith College Landscape & Education Specialist
Gaby will discuss the basics of organic vegetable gardening including site selection, soil preparation, fertilizers and general maintenance.
February 2 – Know your Plants and Attract More Pollinators
with Master Gardeners Larri Cochran & Peggy MacLeod, WMass Pollinator Network
Larri & Peggy will talk about the life cycles of native butterflies and other pollinators as well as the importance of host plants and how to select the best pollinator supporting plants.
All Clinics are on Saturdays beginning at 1:00 pm.
They are free, but space is limited, so come early.
Additional parking next door at All About Learning.
For further information please call 413-584-1423